Focus on Verification tasks #Winter break #Paris

ETCP invites you to Verification Winter Break : Tackling control and fraud prevention efficiently from 5 to 9 December in Paris (France) With experts Susanne Volz, Franck Sottou, Severino Osterero focus on Verification tasks for 5days. The very point of verification is to prevent and/or detect and correct irregularities. The purpose of the seminar is to enable the participants to identify and deal with irregularities more effectively and more efficiently. Focus on 2 levels: the skills level of the individual participant (focus on verification methods) improvement options of the management and control systems. More info in video Contact us to register to
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Tackle all aspects of Programmes and Project management #5-Day #Paris #December

ETCP invites you to its 5-Day Essential Management seminar from 12 to 19 December. With key experts Ms  Volz and Mr Sottou participants got step-by-step essential knowledge about the key points of EU funds management at programme and project levels with introduction to some simplification and more efficient procedures This seminar focuses on EU 2020 strategies / New Logframe of indicators / Key alerts about errors, irregularities and fraud / Essential knowledge about the Theory of Change / Examples of Smart Specialisation and Sustainable Development schemes Please contact if interested to save seats or register online 
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SOTEU: Flexibility & results focus to Cohesion Policy #Simplification

On 14 September Commission President Mr Juncker gave a speech on the State of Union 2016. It focused on budget on priorities, ensures more flexibility, simplification of the rules and less red tape. What about cohesion policy? EC promises greater flexibility, simplification and results focus to Cohesion Policy. Rules under which Member States and other beneficiaries receive EU money will be simply: some of the expected results include, for example, simplifying administrative burden for researcher to benefit from funds to dedicate more time to research. Interested in Simplification of Cohesion Policy? ETCP Special event  |   Simplification: Making EU initiatives
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Management & Control: Special offer for autumn seminars

Registrations are open for new EU Funds sessions after summer break: ETCP invites you in Paris to focus on Management & Control with experts Franck Sottou and Susanne Volz Register before 25 August and get 15% discount. 3-Day | Verification “Preventing, detecting and correcting errors and irregularities” Date : 26 to 28 September 2016 Venue : Paris Focus : Control & Audit Ask for detailed agenda /Register here
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ETCP Seminars: Satisfaction and progression rates up to 80%

Your progress and satisfaction are at the heart of our activity! With specific qualitative and quantitative indicators we set up our own “Results Based Approach” to ensure quality of our seminars! To improve your training experience, we give a high consideration to your feedback in evaluations filled after each session. On Satisfaction, we consider 3 criteria: training content, lecturers approach and general organisation. We are proud to come with a satisfaction rate of 91%! On Progression, we consider the difference between participants’ results to ex-ante and ex-post quizzes. You can be proud to totalise a progression rate of 82% (since the set up of the quizzes in January 2016) Spread the word.. and see you
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NEW 5-Day training: Verification Spring Break #Control #Audit #Fraud

ETCP launches in 2016 a new 5-day training on  control management. First session took place in Munich from 25 to 29 April 2016 with Ms Susanne Volz. Teaching focused on how to carry out specific actions of verification, control and audit in relation to the completion of OPs. Our methology is to build very practical seminar. With case works, role plays, discussions and exchange of good practices, Ms Volz gave participants the key tools to become a qualified verification expert. ETCP Team thanks all participants. If you are interested in such complete training in 5 days for your team, please contact us . You can also  join us in Munich in September
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2016 seminars season started with #Selection #Guiding principles #results

ETCP Seminars 2016 season started with a new seminar: “Selection: Preparing calls and selecting operations” from 22 to 24 February in Paris. For 3 days, Irish ETCP Expert Mr Colm Dunne presented selection and evaluation process with specific focus on new Guiding principles. Participants tackled the following key elements: Defining the right target for the right indicators Selecting the best contributions to the programme (selection criteria and process) Improving on-going monitoring – Combining formal requirement and orientation towards results Following new 2014-2020 guiding principle Concentrating intervention on innovative and high quality results Managing cost effectiveness of the operation (value for money, sound financial management)
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E-governance & Simplified Costs at stake! #simplication #E-cohesion #seminars

One of the main objectives for 2014-2020 is to improve and simplify access to EU Funding and make rules and procedures simpler. According to this initiative, by decision of 10 July 2015, the Commission has set up a High Level Group of Independent Experts on Monitoring Simplification for Beneficiaries of the ESIF. By looking at the use of IT tools available for beneficiaries to apply for funding and manage projects, they identify good practices and ideas not tested yet, and make recommendations to improve the uptake of simplification measures for 2014-2020. More information on EC’s webside: https://ec.europa.eu/futurium/en/simplify-esif Interested in the issue ?
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